Dont Chase Wealth
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Alhamdulillah Alhamdulillah wa salatu salam ala
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The chapter of asceticism and piety and nomadic niboshi or your loved one Homer said I've heard a lot of messenger sallallahu alayhi wa sallam saying, no a man pointed with his two fingers to his ears, what is lawful is clear and what is lawful is clear, but between them are certain doubtful matters which many people do not know no
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he was suffering he was selling them at a sealing the deal it may or may not be in number of bad today, Friday the
13th of the 14 1438 commence with the 11th lesson of balumama. Yesterday we started the chapter of Zurich and why. But because this idea that we're going to cover this first heavy, is a very long, heavy, we delayed the explanation until today and absorb it and why are very important concepts in Islam and from the character of a Muslim is that you don't attach yourself to something that is not permanent. Other words, you don't attach yourself to temporary pleasures that doing it. And it doesn't mean that you can't take your share of the dunya it means that you should not become attached to it such that it takes you away from the remembrance of Allah subhana wa Tada. So these
two terms that are used by the prophet alayhi salatu salam and some of the texts, and become famous on the tongues of the salaries of Islam as zero and
zero is to leave off anything that does not benefit you in the hereafter.
anything of this dunya that is in excess, that is extra sack going to benefit you and you're hearing. Now, if a person works in a loss account, it blesses them and their business or whatever it is that they are doing, blesses them to have more than they need.
And they keep
they preserved that extra wealth that they have for their family. There's no harm and death, especially if there's a good intention behind many of you know, the honeymoon side, you're gonna have your costs,
probably alongside anger when he went to the Prophet sallahu Sinead, and he thought that he was dying.
He told the Prophet sallallahu it was something I was to give away all of my wealth and the promisee told him No, you can't. And he said half of my wealth the Prophet sallallahu wasallam said no. So he said, a third of my wealth, and the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam said
a third and even a third is a lot to give away for you to leave your family with that which will keep them from getting cancer phone and NASA and even going out and putting their hands out begging people. It's better for you than to give away your wealth.
So this study shows that there's nothing wrong with the person who has surplus in fact
The whole idea of seconds in this manner is one snap that you're giving. This is a misconception because in other religions, they have a concept of time.
Just to give away 10% of your earnings.
And Islam, we don't give away any percentage of our earnings, we give away a percentage of our surplus wealth. So the whole concept of the cat is that there's going to be Muslims who have surplus.
And the reality is, is that if the Muslims who add surplus,
okay 2.5% of that, give it away to the needy and the poor, and those eight categories mentioned,
that we honestly would not have people who are in dire need, because they will be taken care of by that small percentage of surplus, though, unlike certain societies, where the rich get all types of tax breaks, and are able to pay people who allow them to search for loopholes, we don't have this concept of this thing 2.5% of whatever the surplus wealth you have, so if a person makes or has a, an income, in a particular year, 10 million, and they've spent 1 million of them,
then they're going to pay 2.5% of the 9 million that remains surplus.
The point here is that
and and what did they translated as asceticism
which is to leave all of the dunya debt, which does not benefit you at the concept of wind, which is to refrain from everything that is going to harm you and your hair after
that this does not require us to be poor.
In other words, this is the term
and the term poverty are not synonymous. We just want to be clear on that. Man, as was mentioned yesterday, it is more the idea that you don't allow your wealth to control you,
that you control your wealth, that you don't allow your riches to spoil your insects, that you don't allow your wealth to take over your heart but that you keep your wealth in your hands.
So this has been the heartbeat of a normal human machine.
For the love of
his father, his mother were both companions. May Allah Subhana Allah be pleased with all of them. He said that he heard the Prophet sallahu wa salam say that Hillel is clear and calm is clear. We could talk about this yesterday. But for the sake of those who were not here, I'll briefly repeat some of the things that were mentioned yesterday I will allow is clear faith in Islam and Islam there are certain things that all Muslims so our collab
there's no difference of opinion amongst Muslims about whether it's Hello isn't allowed to drink water.
Yeah, right now.
It wasn't it wasn't a trick question. Yes, it's allowed to drink water. Do we have restrictions on when we can do certain things but drinking water is how
are you buying and selling,
buying and selling?
So how do we know that these things are
buying and selling and drinking more in
terms of how we use
them in law, Mills
Buying and selling.
This is something that everybody has done on the beginning of time. And they've been out in the industry. I love this photo, but my wife can show that it is impermissible. So something they call it miss Sullivan and that is something that the legislation has to balance so anything that is not
Ed but Danny the food that you eat, whatever it is that you're drinking the clothes that you wear, they are all permissible they are all halau unless we have something from the legislation of Assam that clearly shows that it is not allowed. Notice how we know something is held up either but it hasn't been spoken about at all and aside from the ritual acts of worship, and we have a clear text set shows the set its color
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has been made halau for you the nights that you are
Last thing I need an answer for you to approach your wife's fight. And there are other things that are clearly in a second fight holla
the meat of the People of the Book, the meat of the equal of the phone. Hello.
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the root of the people of the work is allowed for you. So these are things that we know that
don't take this unrestricted. If a Christian is eating pork, and they say here, this is one of my food here, you can have some No, it's not allowed, because we have other texts that clearly show that that is not permissible by
there are things that are clearly Haram in the same language.
killing someone by killing someone that's clearly how he went for the max.
interests, a hell alarm there, the lead the next part of that is why are we bad, any may be bad time and we've actually taken certain,
taking certain IDs, in this in this book,
the comprehensive book from balumama, who take it, where the props, it stops, how Ramallah
allows me, Iran for you such. But these things are clearly
like, then, my man says that the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam said will be no amount.
But between the hotel and the Hara, there are things that are not clearly how are their gray areas. Now,
this is the for the most part is relative meaning is relative to this person, or that person, for them is a gray area for somebody else's clearly hell out on really calm.
But sometimes there are gray areas for the Muslims as a whole.
cigarettes were first introduced,
to the Muslim world,
and by the way, my center for Islam is from the Tanzania, follow
me knows that in shape, Danny, whoever introduces a
evil practice, an evil practice, that he will have the the sin of that practice of introducing that right in the center of everyone who does it badly until the day of judgment, nothing will be decreased from any of their sins. And the opposite is also true. Whoever introduces a good practice, and he will as the reward for introducing that practice and all of those files into the data file without anything being decreased from the reward. When whoever introduced smoking to the Muslim world, when it was first introduced, if you read the metalla, from the beginning it from one cigarettes to person introduced, the majority of the vanilla
said that it was my guru.
He didn't say that it was hard. I said that it was my group.
And the reason the reason why is because something about it didn't feel right. Number one.
It had an offensive odor. Still does. Number two, so that was enough to take you away from just the back.
Because the base rule is that anything is permissible unless there is some evidence that indicates itself permissibility right when it comes to not ritual, any acts.
here when we say evidence, we're not talking about them, there has to be a specific idea or specific Heidi, you're not gonna find there weren't cigarettes at the time of the Prophet is not the same. So nobody can come and say you own the property. And Sam says smoking cigarettes or cigars is hot because we that didn't exist at the time of the Prophet. It is sad to say, but we do have principles in Islam. And we have what we would call general evidence that shows its permissibility or impermissibility. So here, if we look at cigarettes, they were saying at that time, that it was a group that is something that is discouraged that people shouldn't do it, but there's no sin of
someone else. That was until the medical reports started coming out. And
and it became
Clear that cigarettes cause lung cancer, that it could eventually lead to someone's demise, that it doesn't have benefit to it. So it also comes under the prohibition of wasting one's wealth, which allows parents to despise this for us. So we start well. So then you find now like nowadays, that the majority of the scholars, I mean, all of the ones that are rescued, that I'm aware of say that smoking is hot.
Cigarette smoking is hot, when it first came on the scene, we can consider that to be from the most heavy hands wasn't really clear, what was going on with this is something new, hasn't been studied thoroughly. And that is a lot of from. And this is something that you should be aware of, with business practice, a lot of the new things that have come out
new types of doing business, some types of buying and selling.
Some of it is not really clear at the beginning, it takes a year or two for there to be a proper study from those scholars, whether those be financial, economic status, challenges of assembling them collaborating, to really look at this and see what this this thing entail. So if a person is not clear on that, that it becomes from the shoe hat to the machete hats, from the user, we have those doubtful matters, the gray areas, but a lot of times, a lot of times what we consider to be gray areas. Don't go back to two things and go back to two things. Does anybody remember from yesterday?
The one is that there is what appears to be a contradiction in the evidence.
So a person doesn't know what should they do. The Prophet is
prohibited companions from drinking while standing. In fact, in some narrations, he said, If you do so, then regurgitate and that seems like it's something impermissible? Why would they say something sacred regarding? Then we have other ID, where the Prophet is allowed to snap was seen standing up and drinking.
So how do we reconcile between the two so now, standing up and drinking for some people, becomes from the mooster the hair from the doubtful man, for those who have knowledge of the name and who study, then it becomes clear to them that the prohibition of the Prophet alayhi salatu salam was not a prohibition of strict of biani something being strictly forbidden? No, it didn't indicate that it is hot. But rather, it is something that is
that is discouraged. Or what you would say is that from Ola, 90 something that a person should I do to know it's better for them to do the opposite of that thing.
Another example we gave yesterday was the idea, about 10 years of messages. When you come into the message from sorry, someone said, Don't sit down and write to write guys, then we have other I think what a prophet sallallahu Sallam said, don't pray after fighting until the sun comes up, don't pray up the acid until sunset. So what are you doing? Because eventually, we come into the mess after fracture, for example. So these become for some people, like, like you said, the hands, the processor is something that I don't know one that
many people don't know about them, not all people, and some people know.
That's what appears to be a contradiction and evidence. The other reason is what?
That something becomes a new study from the gray areas for personal
understanding. I'll get to that. But
before that, is the is where there's a difference of opinion amongst the scholars. So for the laypeople, sometimes this can be done something for them that is confusing, or from the gray areas. Should I shorten? I'm going somewhere for a week, should I shorten my prayers or not? Can I break my fast and Ramadan, and try for a week somewhere that I break my fast and Ramadan, but some people just who comes from the mush Debbie hats are from those affairs that are considered to be in the gray areas not clearly halau for them, or not clearly hot. And the point here is not to give you a ruling on this, because this hadith is not to give us rulings on this happiness to tell the believer
How do you respond? How do you behave and deal with those
issues in your religion which are not clearly halau to you or not clearly have not been implemented which SEBI has between them. There are gray areas not
if you're ready or not
you're on holiday, you should go and see
in an equally
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Thus, he who guards against doubtful matters keeps his religion and his honor safe, but he will falls into doubtful matters falls into what is unlawful rededicate, but he will fall, but he who falls into doubtful matters falls into what is unlawful, just as a shepherd who pastures has animals around the sanctuary, all what grazing there and surely everything has a sanctuary and a lot of sanctuary is his prohibitions, right? So here in this part of the country, the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam is telling us showing us what a Muslim does a true believer in our Muslim mountains out of what does he mean when he comes to this area, that is that great area, the Prophet sallallahu
Sallam said, Whoever avoids indulging in those gray areas, then he is safe. He is safe, his religion is safe, his honor, is safe, his reputation is safe.
He said it is like come by Yasha hola Lima, like a shepherd, who takes his flock close to the sanctuary of preserve of preservation, if you will.
Every King has a preservation. So let's just think about it like this. Alright, let's just say let's just say that this is the you can see this, that this is the preservation here. All right. So we have these borders, we have these borders. Inside here we have what is time. This is
a last Hello data has made these things how
the process of buying or selling uses this example when he says it's like a shepherd who takes his flock so he's out with his sheep
or goats and they're grazing.
Now, if he keeps them over here, they're not going to get close. There's, you know, a great distance 20 meters for example, between them and that pasture where they're not supposed to go
but if he allows them to go right on the border,
what you see a case a case preserve a case sanctuary.
Isn't it usually greener than the rest? Something that's a sanctuary, it's greener than a red, it looks better. Anyway. The grass is always greener on the other side, they say But no, it really is greener. Okay. It's more reserved, it's. So what happens now when the animal gets that close to the border, is that it's going to eventually go over and start eating. And this this area grazing from this area, that's what happens when come try Yara Hola, Lima, all around, all around the knees, allowing them to grace. Now, if you keep your distance, you're good. You're safe. And this is what the prophets Elias on the same.
The one who keeps his distance from that gray area, he'll be safe because he's not going to go into the gray area, he's not going to go into the heart.
But for the person who starts going in that gray area,
he's going to fall into her. And this has to assess two possible meanings, both of which the scholars have said The first is that a person who
allows himself or has the audacity if you will, to do something that he's not sure whether it's allowed. Now, remember,
he's not he doesn't know why this Halawa. Right, we said that this is that gray area, shirt person do something that they don't know is Hello, got another word. We're not saying that he knows it's fine. But he also doesn't know what's allowed. So should a person don't know this is the same. That's the person has the audacity to start doing things that he's not sure about the permissibility then eventually, that is going to embolden him and he's
Going to do that which is hot.
That's one means that the scholars have said. And that seems to be with the process as indicated here, you go into that gray area once you fall into the hot eventually.
And another meaning is that whoever falls into or in the gorgeous in the gray areas
will indulge in the Han. Yani by law of probability, if you will, because he doesn't know whether it's allowed or harm, but it is either allowed or not, he just because he doesn't know doesn't change the actual ruling of the day.
You understand, it's like the person who accidentally, for example, drinks come up.
And he didn't know, he didn't know what was in the company, thought it was an apple juice, it doesn't change the reality of what's in the cup, it changes the reality of the city is not simple. It's not simple, you didn't do anything intentionally wrong. But it doesn't change the reality of that thing. So a person who is looking at a great area, that thing that he's looking at is even allowed to harm, it's a gray area to him.
And so if he does it by probability, I mean, once twice, three times, he's going to wind up doing that, which is how about. So this is another indication of that. And even some of the subset of this important, I mean, for the sake of
the door between the door that is between halau.
And hot is through
the door, but to me, this is fit for your religion, you got to understand these things so that you can know how to navigate your own path in Islam. And some people some had a lot.
They only got what to do when they could ask somebody else about should I do this? Should I do that? Yeah, you have to have some degree. And it is not going to be somebody around all the time, you have to figure out how to navigate your path. In the same way, that doesn't mean you shouldn't ask the scalpel, you should ask the scholars about that which you do not know. And this is a command from amongst friends. But if you learn some of these basic principles of Islam, they will surprise you from a lot of questions.
The door between halala congressmen and whoever keeps knocking on the door, eventually will yummy that door is going to open too hot.
You understand. So if a person keeps on doing that, which is essentially that door is going to lead him to that which is to that which is hot.
And the door between that which is obligated upon you. And that's what his
role is. And
so wherever you move back, I mean, whoever does a lot of things that I'm back
any more than what is necessary for them, then eventually he's going to do that which is Metro.
Nanny another words. And this is where this hacking comes in. Because we're talking about what Zulu and what are refraining from that which is going to harm you and in your hair. And
so the Prophet sallallahu wasallam is showing us here, that if we stay away from the gray areas, that we'll be staying away from that which is going to harm us and the year after, and this is the way the believer, whoever goes close, that he is going to fall into that which is harm every king, the prophets and I was so upset as a pastor, as a as a as a sanctuary for preserved. And those things that are most compelling data may have are His sanctuary.
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